Confession – A Villanelle

This poem is written in the “villanelle* form. I wrote it as a reminder to myself of how hard the darkness of depression can be, so that I don’t lose my compassion for those in my world who are struggling to find the Light. But it is also a reminder that the Light of ChristContinue reading “Confession – A Villanelle”

Like Stars, Forever

“The wise people will shine like the brightness of the sky. Those who teach others to live right will shine like stars forever and ever.” Daniel 12:3, NCV “So our faces are not covered. They show the bright glory of the Lord, as the Lord’s Spirit makes us more and more like our glorious Lord.”Continue reading “Like Stars, Forever”

Seeking Truth

Words matter. Our choice of words, whether speaking or writing, makes a difference. And words have meaning. That’s what dictionaries are for—to tell us what words mean. When we try to use words to mean something other than what they really mean, it causes confusion. Sometimes people do this on purpose. One such misuse of a wordContinue reading “Seeking Truth”

When Life is Dark and Heaven is Quiet

  God’s people have always had to wrestle with the things from the dark.  As believers, the Bible tells us that we’re in a permanent state of war against Satan. There has never been an armistice or treaty signed to my knowledge.  Each one of us is on the front lines.  The devil has beenContinue reading “When Life is Dark and Heaven is Quiet”